"Tropism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The directional growth of an organism in response to an external stimulus such as light, touch, or gravity. Growth towards the stimulus is a positive tropism; growth away from the stimulus is a negative tropism. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tropism" by people in Profiles.
A Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Platform to Study SARS-CoV-2 Tropism and Model Virus Infection in Human Cells and Organoids. Cell Stem Cell. 2020 07 02; 27(1):125-136.e7.
Fyn is downstream of the HGF/MET signaling axis and affects cellular shape and tropism in PC3 cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 May 15; 17(10):3112-22.